Created in 2009 as a response to the need for a convenient way to network and exchange information in the physician advisor community, NAPA is the only national association dedicate to the role of the Physician Advisor. NAPA has since expanded to over 500 members; serving as a central hub for discussions, opportunities, and networking for this growing role.
Podcast Interview with NAPA President Jeffrey Epstein, MD
||Jeffrey Epstein, MD
National Association of Physician Advisors (NAPA)
Former CNBC Anchor Mabel Jong talks with Dr. Jeffrey Epstein, newly appointed President of the National Association of Physician Advisors. Dr. Epstein is optimistic about America's changing healthcare landscape and believes that physician advisors will play an important role in it. LISTEN NOW.
The full agenda & brochure is now available.
The Inaugural West Coast PHYSICIAN ADVISOR SUMMIT – December 2-3, 2013 in Anaheim, CA. The brochure has mailed. Request your copy or visit the website today. NAPA members: be sure to mention the promo code for the NAPA Member Discount when reserving your seat. This national meeting continues the conversations and knowledge exchange from our annual meeting and is also a perfect alternative if you’re unable to join us in March.
Miss our 10th Annual Meetings? Recorded webcasts are available.
Recorded webcasts of the 10th Annual PHYSICIAN ADVISOR SUMMIT and the 10th Annual OBSERVATION MANAGEMENT SUMMIT are now available for purchase. The flash drive includes audio/video, along with synchronized slide presentations, and recordings of the Q&A sessions. Hear this valuable content when you want it.
To order, please call 800-767-9499 or +1 781-939-2400 or order online
The price is as low as $900.00 USD for each. SUMMIT ALUMNI: If you DID attend a Summit, the price for that Webcast’s Flash Drive is $150
In the News
CMS Special Open Door Forum
On August 15, 2013, CMS hosted a Special Open Door Forum (ODF) call to allow hospitals, practitioners, and other interested parties to give feedback on the physician order and physician certification, inpatient hospital admission and medical review criteria, and Part B inpatient billing provisions that were released on August 2, 2013 in the FY 2014 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) final rule (CMS-1599-F). This introductory call allowed for initial discussions between stakeholders and CMS. Read the transcript here.
Lawyers, courts see weaknesses in defense of Obama’s healthcare law
By Sam Baker - 01/05/12 12:59 PM ET
The Obama administration is headed into a Supreme Court case over healthcare reform without a clear answer to significant questions about Congress’s power...
The National Association of Physician Advisors (NAPA) is dedicated to creating a forum for physician advisors, case managers, VPMAs, medical directors and other hospital professionals in the departments of utilization and compliance for:
- Networking: Connect through social networking sites and national conferences with your peers, superiors and consultants.
- Knowledge Transfer: Share strategies, best practices and lessons learned through national events, online discussion forums and publications.
- Industry Development: Begin the process of developing the Physician Advisor' s role as a true specialty area in healthcare.
NAPA provides a central place for PAs to network and discuss everyday questions and challenges:
- The Evolving Role of the PA
- Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs)
- Coding & Documentation
- Reducing Denials
- Utilization Management
- The Liability & Responsibility of the Physician Advisor
- Measuring the Success of a Physician Advisor Program